Big Cats

Big Cats

Secret Lives

DVD - 2013
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John Varty has spent the past 30 years turning his passion for nature into a series of relationships with some of the most dangerous big cats in the world, living with them in the wild on their home turf. Featured are stories of some of his most intimate relationships with these big cats. Includes profiles of: a wild mother leopard, two abandoned lion cubs, and two adopted leopard cubs. Also includes Varty's story of teaching two captive-bred tiger cubs how to survive in the African wild.
Publisher: [United States] : Discovery Communications, 2013.
Edition: Widescreen.
Branch Call Number: 599.75 BIG
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 220 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Sep 10, 2013

An enjoyable documentary. Very educational.. Some very interesting episodes.. Working directly with animals offers a better perspective and understanding into the animals' behaviour..The quality of the Episodes varies..

Jul 24, 2013

As other comments have mentioned, best big / wild cat documentary series I have seen to date. Including some heart-breaking stories of when you love a wild animal too much, and a successful (and complex) introduction to the wild.

aaa5756 Apr 25, 2013

Very well done and interesting documentary movie. A pleasure to watch. I would recommend this movie for all to see. No fast forwarding no falling asleep on this one. A++ DVD

Apr 12, 2013

Entertaining. Informative. Very well made.

Mar 18, 2013

Collection of videos exploring the big cats of the world. As is often the case with collections, some are more interesting or better done than others. The last two in the set are the best of the lot.

d2013 Mar 16, 2013

Very well done. Absolute delight to watch if you are an animal lover especially cats ... big cats that is.


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